|Ethiopia and India, a historical view - Frederick Noronha (FN)|
Prof Bahru Zewde is editor of the Africa Review of Books, and was on the think tank called the Forum for Social Studies. He is also professor emeritus of history at Addis Ababa. In this recording, with Frederick Noronha, he talks about Ethiopia-India links.
Keywords: ethiopia; india; history; bahru zewde
|Publishing in Goa - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
A discussion at the Goa Literature and Art Festival (GALF), 2012.
Keywords: galf; literature; publishing; goa; india
|Writing for Children from Goa ... Bebeanchem Kazar Launch - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
This is a just-published (Dec 2011) book for children from Goa, India. Immerse yourself in the cultural celebration of the wedding of the frogs through the satirical wit and brilliance of Dr Manoharrai Sardessai's poetry. In *Bebeanchem Kazar*, a time-honoured poem for the young and the old, the poet embraces aspects of Goan culture and politics ... An introduction to the book, and a reading from it, at the Goa University international seminar on Dec 20, 2011 (Arts Faculty Auditorium) where it w...
Keywords: children's writing; Goa; India; reading; educational; local cultures; western coastal India; former Portuguese colony; writing in Konkani in India
|Children's Writing from Goa - Frederick Noronha|
Audio report of the release of a book on writing for children: Anita Pinto's Espi Mai is Stuck Again... and Other Goan Tales
Keywords: children's writing; Goa; India; reading; educational; local cultures; western coastal India; former Portuguese colony; writing in English in India
|PublishingInGoa - Recorded by FN|
Various issues related to publishing in Goa. Circa 2013.
Keywords: goa; india; publishing; talks; gerard da cunha
|Editors, villagers... and the Right to Information Act - Recorded by FN|
Editors and mediapersons discuss the Right to Information Act in Siolim, Bardez, Goa. In a discussion that follows, the villagers also make clare that they expect more from the media.
Keywords: goa; india; right to information; siolim; bardez
|Goa's Media: Interviews - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Talking to participants in the media of Goa of the past.
Keywords: media; goa; india; ave cleto afonoso
|conscentious-journalism - Recorded by FN|
The Goa Union of Journalists in Goa, India, organised what it called an "exceptionally interesting" seminar on conscientious journalism in association with a local organisation called One World.The seminar was inaugurated by Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar had speakers like that of Dileep Padgaonkar, Consulting Editor, Times of India, Sanjeev Latkar Senior Journalist and Media Researcher, Adv Ujjwal Nikam a special public prosecutor, Patricia J Sethi, former UN Bureau chief, Newsweek magazin...
Keywords: goa; india; media; conscientious journalism; guj
|Charles Correa Archives Launch - Recorded by FN|
Charles Correa: Indian architect, urban planner... unveils his archives Charles Correa (born September 1, 1930) is a noted Indian architect, urban planner and activist. An influential architect credited for the creation of modern architecture in post-Independence India. He is noted for his sensitivity to the needs of the urban poor and for his use of traditional methods and materials.He has been awarded the Padma Shri in 1972, and second highest civilian honour, the Padma Vibhushan in 2006, giv...
Keywords: india; architecture; urban planner; charles correa; goa
|Chhote Rehmat Khan - Recorded by FN|
Sitar maestro and teacher Chhote Rehmat Khan, in Goa.
Keywords: goa; india; sitar; chhote rehmat khan
|Dr Pramod Kale, talking on his Goa research and other issues - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Dr Pramod Kale [ pram2124 at gmail.com ] is a Pune-based Sanskrit, Marathi and Hindi scholar, specialised in the field of Indian drama. He has a PhD from Wisconsin, and his teaching experience at U/Minneasota. Besides that he was perhaps the first to write a lengthy, academic paper on the then much-derided Goan tiatr. The paper [http://www.jstor.org/pss/4376359] was published in the prestigious Economic & Political Weekly, and probably changed the way how the tiatr was perceived by local elites ...
Keywords: research; goa; former portuguese colonies; india
|Michael Pinto, Back in Goa after 27 Years - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
A school-teacher and engineering student in the 1970s, Michael Pinto returns to Goa after 27 years. He talks of the memories and times he knew here in the 1960s. He grew up as a lad in Belgaum, India and was a teacher at St. Britto's Mapusa, for a couple of years (1965-1967).
Keywords: expats; goa; india; reminiscences; changing goa
|National Book Trust course in book publishing in Goa, India - Recorded by Frederick Noronha/FN|
Keywords: publishing; india; tutorials; talks; national book trust
|India Maritime 2012 - Recorded by Frederick Noronha/FN|
Debasish Majumder, Join tDirector of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICC), talks about the India Maritime 21012 event held from October 17-20, 2012 at Campal, Goa. This is a biennual India-organised international event focussing on shipping, ports, marine technology and logistics". Majumder can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 91-98 7195 6820.
Keywords: goa; maritime; india; events; international exhibition; india maritime 2012; october 2012; shipping; ports; marine technology; logistics
|Diviya Kapur, and an unusual bookshop from Goa - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Lawyer Diviya Kapur chose to trade her education at the prestigious National Law School of India University (Bangalore) with running a bookshop in Goa, India. Her ideas resulted in Literati, an innovative and well-appreciated experiment run in an old, refurbished home somewhere near the Calangute-Candolim border, along the North Goa coastal belt. Here, she talks about her priorities, what it means to run an 'indie' bookshop in Goa, and the changing scene of books in India today, from the perspec...
Keywords: goa; bookshop; literati; diviya kapur; calangute; books; india; publishing; new books in india today
|Jerry Pinto... releases Em and The Big Hoon - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
A book release at the International Centre, Goa.
Keywords: goa; jerry pinto; novels; india; books; new titles; writers from goa; writers in english from india
|Keki Daruwala, Indian poet, reads from his book *For Pepper and Christ* - Frederick Noronha [FN]|
"The 17th and the 18th centuries were not that great, but the 15th and 16th centuries were full of interesting anecdotes. The spice trade was booming. The Mamluks, slave soldiers of the Muslim sultans who were converted to Islam and trained as a crack force, fought the Mongols and even defeated the crusaders. Historically, Asia and Europe were in a ferment and it was an exciting period in world history," Daruwalla, a former Indian Police Service officer, has been quoted as saying by the IANS new...
Keywords: india; fiction; historical novel; keki daruwala; for pepper and christ; portuguese in india; colonialism; historical
|The Man Who Climbs Stairs... For Charity - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Qatar-based Goan John Desa (48) ran up 51 floors (1304 steps) to raise Rs 50,000 for Daddy's Home at Gogol, Margao, hands over the donation to Fr Valmiki Gonsalves Dias, founder of the centre for mentally challenged children run in Gogol, Margao. The run up the Qatar's Torch Hotel Doha was part of the Stairs Run held on March 31, 2012. Here he talks about the experience...
Keywords: goa; goan; qatar; charity; daddy's home; john desa; cortalim; india; west coast of india
|Konkani Awards 2012 (TSKK, Goa) - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
AUDIO IN KONKANI LANGUAGE [This report from Miguel Braganza): Mandd Sobhann Gurkar and General Secretary of the Jagotik Konknni Songahattonn [Global Konknni Organization], Eric Ozario presented the prestigious Antonio Pereira Konknni Puroskar for lifetime contribution to promotion of Konknni language and culture to Mr Cyriaco Dias, the veteran Tiatr and Konknni film artist as well a freedom fighter...
Keywords: konkani; awards; thomas stevens konknni kendr; dr pratap naik sj; goa; india; languages in india
|Mangalorean Goan Links - Speech by Alan Joseph Machado Prabhu. Recorded by Frederick Noronha.|
Xavier Centre of Historical Research, Porvorim, Goa, India, hosted a talk during its History Hour series on 'Goan and Mangalore Identities -- A Shared Heritage. The speaker here is Alan Machado, author of 'Sarasvati's Children' and the novel 'Shades Within Shadows'. It was organised on January 21, 2014 at 5.30 pm at Goa.
Keywords: mangalore; goa; migration; western coastal india; history; tipu sultan; portuguese; catholicism in india
|The Protest Years: A Look At Student Politics in Goa, 1970s and 1980s - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Interviews with student campaigners from the yesteryears, in Goa, India.
Keywords: student; student power; politics; campaigns; goa; india; west coast of india
|Philo de Pilerne... a Konkani Tiatr Stage Artiste from Goa, India - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Tiatr Academy Goa featured Philo de Pilerne in their monthly programme âKolakorak Bhettâ (Meet the Artiste) on 21st February 2012 at 4:45 pm at TAG's Conference Hall, Campal Trade Centre, Panjim. Philomena DâSouza who was known to tiatr lovers as Philo de Pilerne has carved a special niche for herself on the field of tiatr due to her acting abilities. A born artiste, she showed signs of acting and dancing while in the school...
Keywords: tiatr; konkani; stage; goa; india; western india; regional theatre; philo de pilerne; interviews; oral history
|Ramesh Ghadi - Ramesh Ghadi's poetry. Recorded by FN.|
The memories and the pain of missing Goa. That's what spurred Ramesh Ghadi to keep writing his poetry, in the Konkani language (of Goa), when he was away from home for 16-years. In a free-wheeling chat, he recites and explains the context of his verse. His poetry deals with the changing Goa of the 1970s till date. Among his poems he recites * Te Dis (Those Days) * Paddeli (The Coconut Plucker) * Sobit Te Dis (The Village of the 1970s) * Chandanacho Haar (The Garland of Sandlewood) * Romibaba San...
Keywords: konkani; poetry; india; goa; environment; tourism; development; poetry; Goa; India; Ramesh Ghadi
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|The Politics of Knowledge Production - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
The award-ceremony for alternative publishers Goa,1556 turns into an occasion for discussing opportunity and glass-ceilings in today's Goa, India, and the politics of producing knowledge here. Speaking are Aldina Gomes, Director of Goa Chitra; novelist-psychiatrist Dr Belinda Viegas, Paola Mahambre, Frederick Noronha of Goa,1556; Prof. Alito Siqueira of the Goa University's Sociology Department; and Herman D'Souza of the Verodiano Trust, apart from members of the audience...
Keywords: publishing; goa; india; alternatives; creating knowledge; democratising knowledge
|Goa: Campaign Issues - Recorded by Frederick FN Noronha|
Campaigners from Goa talk about the issues wrecking this former Portuguese colony -- from mining to real estate to racketeering over land and plain politial corruption right at the village level itself... This audio recording starts with the voice in English of the CNN-IBN hard-hitting programme on the impact of mining on interior Goa, an issue long, long neglected by the media across the nation (and in Goa too)...
Keywords: mining; real estate; rackets; corruption; Goa; India; former Portuguese colony
|Dan Driscoll, an inside-outsider to Goa - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Dan Driscoll is a writer and broadcaster, Canadian by birth and nationality, but till this month (March 2012) a permanent resident, in retirement, of Goa. (He has been married to Germana Dinis, a Bombay Canadian Goan, and they spent a quarter of a century here, till she passed away very recently. Octogenarian Dan decided to return home to be among family.We will miss him! Here he talks of his experiences over a long time in Goa, its strengths and weaknesses.....
Keywords: goa; india; dan driscoll; canadian; outsiders views on goa
|GLAM in Goa - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Report of a meeting to introduce Wikipedia's GLAM in Goa. GLAM is meant for curators of Libraries, Galleries, Archives and Museums who would like to have a presence in the Wikipedia, by sharing more of their information there. Held on December 13, 2012 at the Central Library, Panjim, Goa, India.
Keywords: GLAM; Wikpedia; Goa; India; galleries; libraries; archives; museums
|Stuti Dec 2013 - Performance by Stuti, recorded by FN|
Stuti, performs at the St. Inez Church, Panjim, Goa, India.
Keywords: choral; christmas; music; india; goa; konkani; church; st inez
|Diary Of An Infantryman - Recorded by fn|
Audio recording of the book release of Diary of an Infantryman, authored by Brig (Retd) Ian da Costa VSM of the Indian Army, and released on Dec 20, 2013 in Goa, India.
Keywords: goa; india; indian army; memoirs; books; book release
|The Portuguese Language and Literature In Goa (2013) : A Seminar - Recorded by FN|
Recording of a seminar organised at the VM Salgaocar Law College, Miramar, Goa on May 25, 2013. Organised jointly with Ismilda Consultancy, an initiative of Dr Carmo D'Souza (Calangute, Goa) and team.
Keywords: goa; india; portuguese; language; literature; dr carmo dsouza; ismilda consultancy
|Writing family histories from Goa - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Rudi Heredia SJ on the Irene Heredia memoir he co-edited (It's Been A Long Day) and Yvonne Vaz-Ezdani on her book of memories of Goans in Burma in 1942 (Songs of the Survivors). Chaired by Jerry Pinto. A discussion at the Goa Arts & Literary Festival GALF 2012.
Keywords: goa; memoirs; books; galf2012; india; writing; writing in english
|The Britto Oral Archive Collection - Recorded by FN|
Interviews and views of people connected with Britto's, Mapusa, Goa, India.
Keywords: goa; mapusa; school; alumni; jesuit; india; former portuguese colonies
|The Goa Media in the 1960s (an interview with Prof. Ave Cleto Afonso) - Frederick Noronha|
Goa was a Portuguese colony till 1961. In December that year, some 451 years of Portuguese rule ended here, following an action by the Indian Army (preceded by a campaign by freedom fighters). What was the shape of the media then? How and why did things change? What led to the demise of the Portuguese papers of the time, and the rise of a new media? Ave Cleto Afonso, who taught Philosophy for long at the Dhempe College in Panjim (Goa, India), was a journalist in the crucial period in the 1960s (...
Keywords: goa, media, india, portuguese colony, newspapers, interview, understanding the media
|Suk Anim Dukh (Joy and Sorrow) ... Songs in Konkani - From the cassette Sukh anim Dukh. Uploaded by FN.|
Songs of Goan life. Recorded 40 years ago. Lyrics by Jock Sequeira. Vocalists Jock Sequeira, Sibila Pinto, Mervyn Maciel. Musicians: Adolfo Saldanha (violin), Alfredo Figueiredo (Portuguese guitar), Denzyl Sequeira (guitar), Derreck Sequeira (keyboards).
Keywords: goa; expat; music; konkani; india; portuguese-influenced music
|Nandita Haksar - Interview with Nandita Haksar. Recorded by FN.|
Across the Chicken's Neck. Interview with author Nandita Haksar.
Keywords: north-east; india; nandita haksar; across the chicken's neck
|Eugene Correia, a journalist recollects - Recorded by Frederick Noronha/FN|
Journalist of Goan origin has spent his entire working life outside Goa, mostly in Bombay (now Mumbai), then Canada and Dubai. Here he talks about his experiences in the profession, other journalists of Goan origin... and also wonders why as many Goan names are not visible as by-lines these days.
Keywords: media; india; goa; bombay; mumbai; canada; dubai; eugene correia
|Lulu and his furrows through the field - Recorded by Frederick Noronha/FN|
Vicent Sousa (the man behind Lulu's Farm) in Anjuna, Goa, was a rare landlord who took to a life in farming. He talks about his experiences, and his achievements over the years. He recalls the maize, the HYVs (high yielding varieties) and the many crops and innovations he brought to his fields in Goa. An interview in Anjuna on October 27, 2012 by Frederick Noronha (with Domnic PF Fernandes).
Keywords: goa; india; anjuna; agriculture; lulu's farm; fields; landlord
|Willy Goes - Recorded by FN|
Willy Goes's book of short stories Cobo's Sofa and other short stories from Goa was released on June 25, 2013 at 5.30 pm at Caculo Mall Broadway Book Center, Panjim, Goa, India. The book was released by writers Damodar Mauzo and Tomazinho Cardozo. Pravin Sabnis spoke on the book and Prof. Soma Battacharya compered the function.
Keywords: goa; india; short stories; books; willy goes; books from goa
|Earth Day 2012, in Saligao, Goa (India) - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Villagers organise a multi-lingual event to voice their concern over environmental issues.
Keywords: earth day; goa; india; 2012; saligao; march 31
|Dr Brij Kothari, on Same Language Subtitling - Frederick Noronha (FN), interiewer|
Dr Brij Kothari is Faculty at the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad, Schwab Social Entrepreneur and Ashoka Fellow. He is also president of PlanetRead, whose goal is an ambitious "literacy for a million". PlanetRead has offices in Pondicherry, India and Piedmont, California... Here he talks about his project which uses simple technology and non-complex ideas to reinforce reading skills among neo-literates.
Keywords: literacy; functional literacy; india; ahmedabad; same-language subtitling
|A Classical Guitar Recital by Pedro Rodrigues, Goa, June12 - Recorded by Frederick Noronha/FN|
Winner of Artist's International Auditions (New York), Sor Competition (Rome), Young Musicians Award (Lisbon) and prizewinner at Paris, Verona, Valencia, Montelimar, Sernancelhe among other competitions, Pedro Rodrigues started his musical studies at the age of 5 and the study of classical guitar at 9 with JosÃ© Mesquita Lopes with whom he completed his course of study with highest honors and as recipient of the Gulbenkian Scholarship...
Keywords: classical; guitar; portuguese; pedro rodrigues; goa; india; fundacao oriente
|Mando Live! - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Mando, a traditional song from Goa, the former Portuguese colony on the west coast of India.
Keywords: mando; goa; india; former portuguese colony; traditional song; western india; song-dance; east-west fusion music; 19th century
|Influence of Portuguese Vocabulary on (the) Konkani Language - Book release recorded by FN|
The verbatim recording of the book release function for "Influence of Portuguese Vocabulary on Konkani Language" by Edward de Lima. The 76-page large sized book was released on January 31, 2014.
Keywords: konkani; portuguese; language; indo-portuguese encounter; linguistic influences; europe-india; linguage; western coastal india; book releases; goa; vikram publications
|National Seminar on Scripts, With Special Reference to Konkani (India) - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
A seminar was held on March 10-11, 2012, at Mangalore on scripts and languages of modern India, with special reference to Konkani. It was organised by the Jagotik Konknni Songhotton, and organised at the Kalaangan, Mangalore. Excerpts from the event. Among the recordings are speeches of chairperson Prof Valerian Rodrigues; Paper I by Dr Anvita Abbi (Script and Language: Relationship and Contentions); Tulsi (a play based on the story by Jnanpeeth award winner late Ravindra Kelekar, presented by t...
Keywords: scripts; india; languages; konkani; national seminar; mangalore; karnataka; coastal western india; march 2012; jagotik konknni songhotton; kalaangan; eric ozario; tomazinho cardozo
|G. Karunakar ... on Indian-language computing and Free Software/Open Source in education - Recorded by Frederick Noronha/FN|
G. Karunakar, one of the pioneers of Indian language solutions in the Free Software/Open Source computing world, spoke at a FSUG-Goa group meeting to be held at Don Bosco High School on Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012 at 5 pm. He spoke on Free Software and Open Source in Education and Indian Language Computing. Karunakar is the Secretary at IndLinux Society, and is associated with Fontserv and KDE.org. He has earlier worked with Symantec and Sarai...
Keywords: free software; india; indic computing; indic typing booster; g. karunakar; fsug-goa; free software users' group; free software and education; don bosco's; panjim; goa; india
|Jazz Goa and Friends Live at Jardin Garcia de Orta - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Recording of an Open Air Concert in Panjimâs Central Garden -- Jardin Garcia de Orta -- featuring the enthusiastic JazzGoa network and friends, including the well known Trumpeter and conductor, Andrew Norman, on Tuesday 10th April, 2012. Andrew Norman, from Isle of Wight in England is an avid Indophile and has been visiting Goa every year for the past 14 years. He is a virtuoso brass player, has been teaching and performing for more than 36 years, at the highest standards...
Keywords: goa; jazz; jazz goa; jardin garcia de orta; india; western music in india; andrew norman; isle of wight; virtuoso brass player; western music in asia; former portuguese colony
|Dr Timothy Walker -- Crisis in Goa: The Portuguese Response to the "Mutiny" in British-Occupied India (1857-1860) - Talk by Dr Timothy Walker. Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Recording of a talk -- 'Crisis in Goa:The Portuguese Response to the 'Mutiny' in British-Occupied India (1857-1860)' by Timothy Walker, on Friday, 6th January at 5:30 p.m. at the premises of the Delegation of Fundação Oriente in India, Behind People's High School, Fontainhas, Panjim, Goa, India. This presentation examines the role of African conscripts in the Portuguese response to the Indian uprising of 1857, focusing on Portuguese use of these troops as a countervailing force to native India...
Keywords: goa; portuguese colonialism; india; western coastal india; dr timothy walker; history; 19th century; indo-portuguese history; portuguese colonial history; 1857; the indian mutiny of 1857
|Writing for Children in Konkani, a Small Language from the West Coast of India - Recorded by Frederick Noronha/FN|
On Children's Day 2012 (November 14), while schools in Goa were closed for the mid-term break, three books specially written for children. The well-attended programme at the Campal Forest Department's children's park saw kids from across Goa mingle, join in for a magic show, and play the role of book-releasers in a participative function. Speakers on the dias agreed that much needed to be done to promote children's writing in Konkani, particularly in the Roman script...
Keywords: konkani, writing for children, dalgado konknni akademi, goa, india, west coast of india, roman script, dka, goa1556, books, publishing, regional languages, writing for children
|Canacona - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
*Canacona: The Last Fronter* a book by Tony Martin and Dr FM Nadaf, gets discussed at the Goa Arts & Literature Festival. International Centre Goa, December 15, 2012.
Keywords: goa; india; regional books; canacona; galf 2012; tony martin; fm nadaf; frederick noronha; augusto pinto
|Television, radio in India and Goa - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Jeffrey A. Manuel, the former station director of Radio Indigo (Goa) and current managing partner of The Market ("we'll find the market for you"), talks to students at the Pilar College on Feb 23, 2012 about the television and radio scene in Goa and the rest of India...
Keywords: radio; television; india; goa; jeffrey a manuel; the market; talk to students